[SATLUG] A challenge for all seasoned experts :-)

Craig sargonemail at gmail.com
Sat Feb 1 14:43:04 CST 2014


One approach using 16MB of ram on 486DX (see post at end of thread) :
http://forum.tinycorelinux.net/index.php/topic,406.msg2958.html#msg2958

Craig


On Sat, Feb 1, 2014 at 2:23 PM, Craig <sargonemail at gmail.com> wrote:

> *On Sat Feb  1 06:16:03 CST 2014 Daniel Villarreal* wrote:
> .....
> > http://www.tinycorelinux.net/faq.html#req <http://www.tinycorelinux.net/faq.html#req>
> > "An absolute minimum of RAM is 46mb. TC won't boot with anything less..."
> ...
>
> As discussed last month, need to compile microcore version of tinycore (12MB distro)
>
> Microcore will run in 4MB with swapspace.
>
> Really need to upgrade the ram to 64MB if at all possible (16MB min for decent Xwin usage).
>
> What I thought would be interesting to see, would be installing/configuring grub to use gPXE to
>
> fetch/run the 12MB microcore distro in 32 or 64MB of ram (vs. using floppy distro)
>
>
> Craig
>
>


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